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#12733917 - 04/27/18 07:49 PM Note to XI-5 Guys
keyboard Offline
dock-shooter

Registered: 04/24/08
Posts: 946
Loc: Quinlan, Texas
For all you XI-5 guys donít forget to change out your batteries in your remote lest you get to lake and trolling motor donít come on. 2 triple a batteries and a very small Phillips screw driver. Ask me how I know this.

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#12733942 - 04/27/18 08:20 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: keyboard]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6595
Loc: Grandview, TX
Originally Posted By: keyboard
For all you XI-5 guys donít forget to change out your batteries in your remote lest you get to lake and trolling motor donít come on. 2 triple a batteries and a very small Phillips screw driver. Ask me how I know this.


Hmmmm... hmmm

Glad I got the other kind...now, if I could JUST find a replacement battery for that stupid looking pancake battery! roflmao

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#12733943 - 04/27/18 08:21 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: keyboard]
tmd11111 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 963
Loc: San Angelo
I knew mine were going bad when it started acting goofy. TM would speed up and slow down on its own. I just keep spares in the boat now.

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#12734005 - 04/27/18 09:08 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: keyboard]
Jig Man Offline
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Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 5599
Loc: Over here...
Purdy sure my foot control runs on double A. Just replaced them this evening for a weekend of fishing. And keep some extras in my tool box. Wasn't sure what was in the remote, now I will get some. Thank you for the reminder... cheers
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#12734041 - 04/27/18 09:44 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: crapicat]
Pintail711 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/15
Posts: 2588
Loc: Longview, Tx
Originally Posted By: crapicat
Originally Posted By: keyboard
For all you XI-5 guys donít forget to change out your batteries in your remote lest you get to lake and trolling motor donít come on. 2 triple a batteries and a very small Phillips screw driver. Ask me how I know this.


Hmmmm... hmmm

Glad I got the other kind...now, if I could JUST find a replacement battery for that stupid looking pancake battery! roflmao


Should be a 3v battery

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#12734146 - 04/28/18 12:32 AM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: keyboard]
canyoncreek06 Offline
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Registered: 03/03/16
Posts: 688
Loc: Victoria, TX
I keep plenty of spares for my MinnKota remote. I've had to replace it mid trip on more than one occasion.


>E
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#12734572 - 04/28/18 03:39 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: Jig Man]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6595
Loc: Grandview, TX
Originally Posted By: Jig Man
Purdy sure my foot control runs on double A. Just replaced them this evening for a weekend of fishing. And keep some extras in my tool box. Wasn't sure what was in the remote, now I will get some. Thank you for the reminder... cheers


I keep the foot control in the boat Incase the remote goes out...didnít know I had to put batteries in it too...sigh, some days, you just canít win... dunce

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#12734666 - 04/28/18 04:56 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: keyboard]
Jacob Offline
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Registered: 05/31/08
Posts: 16959
Loc: Deep East Tx
Make sure you keep your remote somewhere where the buttons wonít be pushed down too. Mine died quick from putting it in the console of my truck where it got pushed up against something.
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#12734817 - 04/28/18 07:30 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: canyoncreek06]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6595
Loc: Grandview, TX
Originally Posted By: canyoncreek06
I keep plenty of spares for my MinnKota remote. I've had to replace it mid trip on more than one occasion.


>E


Well, if my foot control battery dies after my remote battery dies...guess I am back to Big motor and anchor...

In the mean time, guess I better get on of those spare batteries...

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#12734974 - 04/28/18 09:51 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: keyboard]
tmd11111 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 963
Loc: San Angelo
I have to admit I think it was a boneheaded move of MotorGuide to have different sized batteries in the handheld and foot control.

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#12735861 - 04/29/18 07:30 PM Re: Note to XI-5 Guys [Re: tmd11111]
Jig Man Offline
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Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 5599
Loc: Over here...
Originally Posted By: tmd11111
I have to admit I think it was a boneheaded move of MotorGuide to have different sized batteries in the handheld and foot control.


Agreed...
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